We argue that despite the assumption that there was a cohesive ideology of care during the communist regime, changes in ideologies, institutional settings and practices of childcare came about in Czechoslovakia in different decades. Reasons for post-1989 childcare in Czech society (and other postcommunist countries contradicting declination of male breadwinner) are rooted in past. Current development in Czech society strengthens misrecognition of care and class and gender bias in citizenship.
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Hašková, Hana, Hana Maříková, Zuzana Uhde
Leaves, Allowances, and Facilities: Childcare Past and Present
Hašková, Hana, Hana Maříková, Zuzana Uhde. 2009. „Leaves, Allowances, and Facilities: Childcare Past and Present.“ Pp. 77-134 in Hašková, Hana, Zuzana Uhde (eds.). Women and Social Citizenship in Czech Society: Continuity and Change. Praha: Sociologický ústav AV ČR, v.v.i. 245 s. ISBN 978-80-7330-150-7.
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Hašková, Hana, Zuzana Uhde (eds.)